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The Rookie and The Vet

The Rookie and The Vet

By David Hanscom & Nick Sangiamo

The Rookie & The Vet Podcast takes a unique look at the stories of the "come up". We interview entrepreneurs from all walks of business. Some, like Nick, just starting out on their entrepreneurial journey and others, like David, who have been on their "come up" for many years. Hear the highs and lows directly from our guests as they share "Stories of their Come Up". Be inspired by their journey and let their stories help guide your "come up" Follow Nick on Instagram @nasvisualsmedia Follow David on Instagram @davidhanscom Follow the Podcast on Instagram @therookieandthevetpodcast
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Interview Highlight Series - Part 1
Interview Highlight Series - Part 1
On Episode 7  David and Nick kick off a 3 part series highlighting guests from previous episodes.  In part one we look back on our interviews with Dillon Carter, Marc Burgess and Dominick Pirone.  This episode is brought you by RequestNow  David has over 20 years as a DJ and Game Show host in the event space, Nick is a Videographer In his first year in business. While their careers are on opposite ends of the experience scale, they have very similar views on business, life and the drive for success. ------------------------------ Follow Nick on Instagram @nasvisualsllc Follow David on Instagram @davidhanscom Follow the show in Instagram @therookieandthevetpodcast
27:15
October 26, 2020
What are you focused on RIGHT NOW?
What are you focused on RIGHT NOW?
On Episode 6  David and Nick talk about staying focused during challenging times and not getting distracted by circumstances that are out of your control.  David has over 20 years as a DJ and Game Show host in the event space, Nick is a Videographer fresh out of College. While their careers are on opposite ends of the experience scale, they have very similar views on business, life and the drive for success. ------------------------------ Follow Nick on Instagram @nasvisualsllc Follow David on Instagram @davidhanscom Follow the show in Instagram @therookieandthevetpodcast
35:36
July 31, 2020
Are you Naughty by Nature? (with Vin Rock)
Are you Naughty by Nature? (with Vin Rock)
On Episode 5  David and Nick chat with Vin Rock from the Grammy and American Music Award winning Naughty by Nature Don't forget to grab your own authentic Naughty Gear here Naughty by Nature is an American hip hop trio from East Orange, New Jersey consisting of Treach, Vin Rock (Uncle Vin Rock) and DJ Kay Gee.  They originally formed in 1986 under the name "The New Style".   In 1989, they released "Independent Leaders" as The New Style featuring the minor hit "Scuffin' Those Knees".   Shortly after they connected with and were tutored by fellow New Jersey local, Queen Latifah and subsequently changed their name to "Naughty by Nature".  Some career highlights:   1990s - Naughty by Nature's first hit was "O.P.P.", which sampled the Jackson 5's hit "ABC" and was released in 1991 on their self-titled album Naughty by Nature.   The track peaked at #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was named one of the top 100 rap singles of all time in 1998 by The Source magazine, and being ranked the 20th best single of the 1990s by Spin magazine. The album generated another hit with a reworking of Bob Marley's "No Woman No Cry" called "Everything's Gonna Be All Right". That song detailed the experiences of Treach growing up in poverty, and now rising up to live a better life. Powered by the success of that song and "O.P.P.", their self-titled album went platinum. 2011 - Naughty by Nature became the first hip-hop group to perform at the esteemed baseball stadium Fenway Park. They performed "Hip Hop Hooray" as part of the mega boyband New Kids on the Block / Backstreet Boy's concert. 2016 - in celebration of their 25th anniversary, Naughty by Nature released the video of their song "God is Us" from Anthem Inc. 2019 - the Mixtape Tour commenced in Cincinnati, OH. Performers on this tour include Naughty by Nature, Salt-N-Pepa, Debbie Gibson, and Tiffany, with New Kids on the Block being billed as the headline performers. David has over 20 years as a DJ and Game Show host in the event space, Nick is a Videographer fresh out of College. While their careers are on opposite ends of the experience scale, they have very similar views on business, life and the drive for success. ------------------------------ Follow Nick on Instagram @nasvisualsllc Follow David on Instagram @davidhanscom Follow the show in Instagram @therookieandthevetpodcast
14:12
May 27, 2020
What can we learn from Vegas and Baseball? Part 2
What can we learn from Vegas and Baseball? Part 2
On Episode 4  David and Nick wrap up their chat with Ray "Ray Mar" Martinez Ray Martinez, also affectionately known as Ray Mar, is a highly recognized individual in the Mobile DJ industry. Winner of numerous awards, as well as induction into the American Disc Jockey Hall of Fame, Ray Mar is only one of 13 members in the country to do so.  Ray is the owner and operator of Ray Mar Productions.  Ray Mar is not only accomplished as an entertainer, but also a writer. Ray Mar has published a series of books, not just for entertainers, but books that deal with everyday life and family. Any of these works are bound to motivate and inspire anyone who needs those words of comfort and encouragement in a way that Ray Mar will speak to your heart.  Contact Ray Mar at 623-386-8891 Grab a copy of his book here David has over 20 years as a DJ and Game Show host in the event space, Nick is a Videographer fresh out of College. While their careers are on opposite ends of the experience scale, they have very similar views on business, life and the drive for success. Follow Nick on Instagram @nasvisualsllc  Follow David on Instagram @davidhanscom  Follow the show in Instagram @therookieandthevetpodcast
39:35
May 20, 2020
What can we learn from Vegas and Baseball? Part 1
What can we learn from Vegas and Baseball? Part 1
On Episode 3  David and Nick chat with Ray "Ray Mar" Martinez Ray Martinez, also affectionately known as Ray Mar, is a highly recognized individual in the Mobile DJ industry. Winner of numerous awards, as well as induction into the American Disc Jockey Hall of Fame, Ray Mar is only one of 13 members in the country to do so.  Ray is the owner and operator of Ray Mar Productions.  Ray Mar is not only accomplished as an entertainer, but also a writer. Ray Mar has published a series of books, not just for entertainers, but books that deal with everyday life and family. Any of these works are bound to motivate and inspire anyone who needs those words of comfort and encouragement in a way that Ray Mar will speak to your heart.  Contact Ray Mar at 623-386-8891 Grab a copy of his book here David has over 20 years as a DJ and Game Show host in the event space, Nick is a Videographer fresh out of College. While their careers are on opposite ends of the experience scale, they have very similar views on business, life and the drive for success.  Follow Nick on Instagram @nasvisualsllc Follow David on Instagram @davidhanscom Follow the show in Instagram @therookieandthevetpodcast
35:37
May 14, 2020
Servant Leadership: It's not just a head thing, it's a heart thing
Servant Leadership: It's not just a head thing, it's a heart thing
On Episode 2  David and Nick chat with Shannon Jones about Servant Leadership.   Shannon Jones, CMP has been in the meetings and events industry for just over 10  years.  She knew from high school that she wanted to be an event planner, but she didn’t know what that meant or how to get there. Through a series of sales and events roles, she found her current stop on her career path as a meeting and event planner for a global law firm. Along the way, Shannon found community in Meeting Professionals International and became part of the Board of Directors. In her 7th year on the board, she currently sits as President of the MPI Tennessee Chapter. Shannon, her husband and their three children live just north of Nashville, Tennessee. Her love for people and the success of her teams is what excites her and creates her drive to be a servant leader. Article referenced- https://www.behindthemixer.com/servant-leadership/ David has over 20 years as a DJ and Game Show host in the event space, Nick is a Videographer fresh out of College. While their careers are on opposite ends of the experience scale, they have very similar views on business, life and the drive for success. Follow Nick on Instagram @nasvisualsllc Follow David on Instagram @davidhanscom Follow the show in Instagram @therookieandthevetpodcast
38:31
April 29, 2020
What's in a N.A.M.E. ?
What's in a N.A.M.E. ?
Season 2 Kicks off our partnership with N.AM.E. (National Association of Mobile Entertainers).  Nick & David interview Owner, Carol Kelsar.  Lear more about what N.A.M.E. has to offer, why you should have insurance as a small business and have some fun as David and Carol reminisce about her late husband and founder of N.A.M.E., Bruce Keslar.  David has over 20 years as a DJ and Game Show host in the event space, Nick is a Videographer fresh out of College. While their careers are on opposite ends of the experience scale, they have very similar views on business, life and the drive for success. Follow Nick on Instagram @nasvisualsllc Follow David on Instagram @davidhanscom Follow the show in Instagram @therookieandthevetpodcast
31:40
April 08, 2020
COVID-19 and The Events Industry Part 2
COVID-19 and The Events Industry Part 2
Part 2 of a special 2 part bonus episode (listen to part 1 here), David & Nick talk about the effects of the Coronavirus on the event industry and some ideas to stay busy and prepare for business and life after COVID-19 David has over 20 years as a DJ and Game Show host in the event space, Nick is a Videographer fresh out of College. While their careers are on opposite ends of the experience scale, they have very similar views on business, life and the drive for success. Follow Nick on Instagram @nasvisualsllc Follow David on Instagram @davidhanscom Follow the show in Instagram @therookieandthevetpodcast
22:53
March 31, 2020
COVID-19 and The Events Industry Part 1
COVID-19 and The Events Industry Part 1
Part 1 of a special 2 part bonus episode, David & Nick talk about the effects of the Coronavirus on the event industry and some ideas to stay busy and prepare for business and life after COVID-19 David has over 20 years as a DJ and Game Show host in the event space, Nick is a Videographer fresh out of College. While their careers are on opposite ends of the experience scale, they have very similar views on business, life and the drive for success. Follow Nick on Instagram @nasvisualsllc Follow David on Instagram @davidhanscom
24:01
March 21, 2020
Hey guys, I need your help!!!
Hey guys, I need your help!!!
On Episode 17 David & Nick answer listener questions in the first part of the end of Season 1 wrap up David has over 20 years as a DJ and Game Show host in the event space, Nick is a Videographer fresh out of College. While their careers are on opposite ends of the experience scale, they have very similar views on business, life and the drive for success. Follow Nick on Instagram @nasvisualsllc Follow David on Instagram @davidhanscom
27:47
December 18, 2019
You're Not Dead, You're Not Done! - Part 3
You're Not Dead, You're Not Done! - Part 3
On Episode 16 David & Nick wrap up their interview series with Todd Mitchem Former Tech CEO, Author, and Speaker Todd Mitchem shares his views, successes and journey in a way that guides people through any adversity so they can overcome roadblocks on the way to success.  David sites Todd as one of the TWO biggest influences early on in his career. David has over 20 years as a DJ and Game Show host in the event space, Nick is a Videographer fresh out of College. While their careers are on opposite ends of the experience scale, they have very similar views on business, life and the drive for success. Follow Nick on Instagram @nasvisualsllc Follow David on Instagram @davidhanscom
25:17
December 11, 2019
You're Not Dead, You're Not Done! - Part 2
You're Not Dead, You're Not Done! - Part 2
On Episode 15 David & Nick continue their interview series with Todd Mitchem Former Tech CEO, Author, and Speaker Todd Mitchem shares his views, successes and journey in a way that guides people through any adversity so they can overcome roadblocks on the way to success.  David sites Todd as one of the TWO biggest influences early on in his career. David has over 20 years as a DJ and Game Show host in the event space, Nick is a Videographer fresh out of College. While their careers are on opposite ends of the experience scale, they have very similar views on business, life and the drive for success. Follow Nick on Instagram @nasvisualsllc Follow David on Instagram @davidhanscom
38:29
December 04, 2019
You're Not Dead, You're Not Done! - Part 1
You're Not Dead, You're Not Done! - Part 1
On Episode 14 David & Nick kick off a 3 part interview series with Todd Mitchem Former Tech CEO, Author, and Speaker Todd Mitchem shares his views, successes and journey in a way that guides people through any adversity so they can overcome roadblocks on the way to success.  David sites Todd as one of the TWO biggest influences early on in his career.   David has over 20 years as a DJ and Game Show host in the event space, Nick is a Videographer fresh out of College. While their careers are on opposite ends of the experience scale, they have very similar views on business, life and the drive for success. Follow Nick on Instagram @nasvisualsllc Follow David on Instagram @davidhanscom
24:41
November 27, 2019
When you, your family and your business all grow up together Part 2
When you, your family and your business all grow up together Part 2
On Episode 13 David & Nick wrap up their conversation with Wedding Planner extraordinaire, Katy Turchich.  Katy is a wedding & event planner and owner of Coastal Coordinating out of Jacksonville and Tampa, FL.  During the interview, Katy shares her insight on working for other companies, starting her own company and hiring others to work for her company,  We dive into the challenges and rewards that come along with each as well as the impact of these changes in your personal and professional life. David has over 20 years as a DJ and Game Show host in the event space, Nick is a Videographer fresh out of College. While their careers are on opposite ends of the experience scale, they have very similar views on business, life and the drive for success. Follow Nick on Instagram @nasvisualsllc Follow David on Instagram @davidhanscom
20:40
November 20, 2019
When you, your family and your business all grow up together Part 1
When you, your family and your business all grow up together Part 1
On Episode 12 David & Nick had the pleasure of speaking with Wedding Planner extraordinaire, Katy Turchich.  Katy is a wedding & event planner and owner of Coastal Coordinating out of Jacksonville and Tampa, FL.  During the interview, Katy shares her insight on working for other companies, starting her own company and hiring others to work for her company,  We dive into the challenges and rewards that come along with each as well as the impact of these changes in your personal and professional life.  David has over 20 years as a DJ and Game Show host in the event space, Nick is a Videographer fresh out of College. While their careers are on opposite ends of the experience scale, they have very similar views on business, life and the drive for success. Follow Nick on Instagram @nasvisualsllc Follow David on Instagram @davidhanscom
21:24
November 13, 2019
Standing out in marketing your business in 2020 Part 3
Standing out in marketing your business in 2020 Part 3
On Episode 11 David & Nick wrap up their awesome interview with Dominick Pirone about ways to stand out in marketing your business going into 2020. Don't forget to catch Part 1 if you missed it Don't forget to catch Part 2 if you missed it In this series David, Nick and Dominick talk about mistakes that are made in marketing your business and how to correct them and stand out in 2020.  We will be discussing Facebook Quizzing, ManyChat and much more. David has over 20 years as a DJ and Game Show host in the event space, Nick is a Videographer fresh out of College. While their careers are on opposite ends of the experience scale, they have very similar views on business, life and the drive for success. Follow Nick on Instagram @nasvisualsllc  |  Follow David on Instagram @davidhanscom
35:14
November 06, 2019
Standing out in marketing your business in 2020 Part 2
Standing out in marketing your business in 2020 Part 2
On Episode 10 David & Nick continue their awesome interview with Dominick Pirone about ways to stand out in marketing your business going into 2020. Don't forget to catch Part 1 if you missed it In this series David, Nick and Dominick talk about mistakes that are made in marketing your business and how to correct them and stand out in 2020.  We will be discussing Facebook Quizzing, ManyChat and much more. David has over 20 years as a DJ and Game Show host in the event space, Nick is a Videographer fresh out of College. While their careers are on opposite ends of the experience scale, they have very similar views on business, life and the drive for success. Follow Nick on Instagram @nasvisualsllc  |  Follow David on Instagram @davidhanscom
24:38
October 29, 2019
Standing out in marketing your business in 2020 Part 1
Standing out in marketing your business in 2020 Part 1
On Episode 9 David & Nick kick off an awesome interview with Dominick Pirone about ways to stand out in marketing your business going into 2020.  In this series David, Nick and Dominick talk about mistakes that are made in marketing your business and how to correct them and stand out in 2020.  We will be discussing Facebook Quizzing, ManyChat and much more.   David has over 20 years as a DJ and Game Show host in the event space, Nick is a Videographer fresh out of College. While their careers are on opposite ends of the experience scale, they have very similar views on business, life and the drive for success. Follow Nick on Instagram @nasvisualsllc  |  Follow David on Instagram @davidhanscom
22:30
October 22, 2019
When Catastrophe Strikes Your Business and Family Part 2
When Catastrophe Strikes Your Business and Family Part 2
On Episode 8 David & Nick wrap up their tear jerking chat with Marc Burgess. Be sure to listen to Part 1 first if you have not already! In this 2 part series David, Nick and Marc discuss challenges in life and business after a catastrophic event occurs.  Marc  shares how he had to keep moving forward after the untimely loss of his wife in 2018.  Marc will share his experiences, tips on finding ways to move forward and remind us how everyone's challenges are different. David has over 20 years as a DJ and Game Show host in the event space, Nick is a Videographer fresh out of College. While their careers are on opposite ends of the experience scale, they have very similar views on business, life and the drive for success. Follow Nick on Instagram @nasvisualsllc  |  Follow David on Instagram @davidhanscom
20:45
October 15, 2019
When Catastrophe Strikes Your Business and Family Part 1
When Catastrophe Strikes Your Business and Family Part 1
On Episode 7 David & Nick have a tear jerking chat with Marc Burgess as he shares how life and business had to keep moving forward after the untimely loss of his wife in 2018.  Marc will share his experiences, tips on finding ways to move forward and remind us how everyone's challenges are different. David has over 20 years as a DJ and Game Show host in the event space, Nick is a Videographer fresh out of College. While their careers are on opposite ends of the experience scale, they have very similar views on business, life and the drive for success. Follow Nick on Instagram @nasvisualsllc  |  Follow David on Instagram @davidhanscom
19:46
October 08, 2019
Core Principles for Strategic Growth with Dillon Carter Part 3
Core Principles for Strategic Growth with Dillon Carter Part 3
On Episode 6 David & Nick wrap up their chat with Dillon Carter. Be sure to listen to Part 1 first if you have not already! Be sure to listen to Part 2 first if you have not already! In this 3 part series David, Nick and Dillon discuss a variety of core principles that can help with the strategic growth of your business whether you are on "Day 0" or stuck in a rut to reach that next level. David has over 20 years as a DJ and Game Show host in the event space, Nick is a Videographer fresh out of College. While their careers are on opposite ends of the experience scale, they have very similar views on business, life and the drive for success. Follow Nick on Instagram @nasvisualsllc  |  Follow David on Instagram @davidhanscom Dillon Carter is currently finishing his bachelor's in Finance and the University of North Florida and one of the co-founders of Vendrive CRM and Aura - tools that help Amazon sellers grow.
33:25
October 01, 2019
Core Principles for Strategic Growth with Dillon Carter Part 2
Core Principles for Strategic Growth with Dillon Carter Part 2
On Episode 5 David & Nick continue their chat with Dillon Carter. Be sure to listen to Part 1 first if you have not already! In this 3 part series David, Nick and Dillon discuss a variety of core principles that can help with the strategic growth of your business whether you are on "Day 0" or stuck in a rut to reach that next level. David has over 20 years as a DJ and Game Show host in the event space, Nick is a Videographer fresh out of College. While their careers are on opposite ends of the experience scale, they have very similar views on business, life and the drive for success. Follow Nick on Instagram @nasvisualsllc  |  Follow David on Instagram @davidhanscom Dillon Carter is currently finishing his bachelor's in Finance and the University of North Florida and one of the co-founders of Vendrive CRM and Aura - tools that help Amazon sellers grow.
25:30
September 24, 2019
Core Principles for Strategic Growth with Dillon Carter Part 1
Core Principles for Strategic Growth with Dillon Carter Part 1
On Episode 4 David & Nick talk with Dillon Carter.   In this 3 part series David, Nick and Dillon discuss a variety of core principles that can help with the strategic growth of your business whether you are on "Day 0" or stuck in a rut to reach that next level.  David has over 20 years as a DJ and Game Show host in the event space, Nick is a Videographer fresh out of College. While their careers are on opposite ends of the experience scale, they have very similar views on business, life and the drive for success. Follow Nick on Instagram @nasvisualsllc  |  Follow David on Instagram @davidhanscom Dillon Carter is currently finishing his bachelor's in Finance and the University of North Florida and one of the co-founders of Vendrive CRM and Aura - tools that help Amazon sellers grow.
23:32
September 17, 2019
Commitment
Commitment
On Episode 3 David & Nick dive into "commitment ".  Commitment, where do you stand when the newness and "fun" of your business wears off? Where do you stand when things get tough and you start to question yourself? This episode is about these subtopics and some safety nets for commitment. David has over 20 years as a DJ and Game Show host in the event space, Nick is a Videographer fresh out of College. While their careers are on opposite ends of the experience scale, they have very similar views on business, life and the drive for success. Follow Nick on Instagram @nasvisualsllc Follow David on Instagram @davidhanscom and @davidhanscomofficial
37:53
September 10, 2019
Expectations when starting a business
Expectations when starting a business
David has over 20 years as a DJ and Game Show host in the event space, Nick is a Videographer fresh out of College. While their careers are on opposite ends of the experience scale, they have very similar views on business, life and the drive for success. Follow Nick on Instagram @nasvisualsllc Follow David on Instagram @davidhanscom and @davidhanscomofficial On Episode 2 David & Nick dive into "expectations when starting a business".  Hear some insights, ideas and things to think about when starting your business.  
33:02
September 03, 2019
Who are we and why should you listen?
Who are we and why should you listen?
David has over 20 years as a DJ and Game Show host in the event space, Nick is a Videographer fresh out of College. While their careers are on opposite ends of the experience scale, they have very similar views on business, life and the drive for success.  Follow Nick on Instagram @nasvisualsllc Follow David on Instagram @davidhanscom and @davidhanscomofficial Episode 1 is an intro to David & Nick.  Their back stories will help set the stage for future episodes
01:10:31
August 26, 2019